Utility Lines Technician II
General Definition of Work
Performs semiskilled work installing, maintaining, and repairing water and sewer lines and appurtenances, operating dump trucks and other equipment, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Utility Lines Crew Supervisor.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Performs a variety of tasks in installing, maintaining, and repairing water and sewer lines; makes taps; installs and repairs service lines and laterals; maintains meters and vaults.
Operates a crew, single, double, or tandem axle dump truck and other equipment in connection with the transportation of sand, stone, gravel, tools, equipment, and supplies.
Uses various hand tools and equipment including shovels, jack-hammers, saws, and tampers.
Operates sewer clearing jet-Vector truck, CCTV camera, and related equipment in utility operations.
Sets up work zones and flags traffic; puts out signs, closes lanes, sets up lane shifts, and closes roads as directed.
Responds to a variety of after-hours emergency problems, stand-by, and trouble calls.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
General knowledge of the tools, materials, and equipment used in the installation, replacement, maintenance, and repair of utility lines; general knowledge of a variety of maintenance and manual tasks involved in the installation, maintenance, repair, and replacement of utility lines and appurtenances; thorough knowledge in the use of common hand and power tools; ability to operate back hoe and other medium construction equipment; ability to perform manual and semiskilled labor for extended periods, often under unfavorable weather conditions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.
Education and Experience
High school diploma or GED and moderate experience in the maintenance, repair, and/or construction of sewer and water lines, or equivalent combination of education and experience.